Contact the NJ State Archives
Mailing Address:
NJ State Archives
P.O. Box 307
Trenton, NJ 08625-0307

Office Address:
225 West State Street - Level 2
Trenton, NJ

Contact Information

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Department of Education - New Jersey State Library (including the Bureau of Archives and History)


The former Bureau of Archives and History, within the State Library, was established as the Division of Archives and Records Management, within the Department of State, in 1983.

The New Jersey State Library is currently affiliated with Thomas Edison State College.


Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Transportation Exhibit Photographs, 1972
Control #:
SEDSL001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
By subject
Notes:
Includes 39 photographs.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Subject Files, 1920s-ca. 1978
Control #:
SEDSL002
Format:
7 c.f. (14 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by subject

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Accession Cards, 1960-1961
Control #:
SEDSL003
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Reports and Correspondence relating to the Records Management and Storage Center, 1951-1980
Control #:
SEDSL004
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box and 2 mounted drawings)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
County Records Survey, 1979-1980
Control #:
SEDSL005
Format:
4.75 c.f. (10 boxes)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Manuscript Collection, 1680s-1970s
Control #:
SEDSL006
Format:
41.25 c.f. (66 boxes and 9 map folders); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Includes early records for: governors, legislature, courts, Hunterdon County, local elections, Revolutionary War, etc.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Records relating to the New State Library Building, 185 West State Street, 1950s-1960s
Control #:
SEDSL007
Format:
5 c.f. (5 boxes)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Records of the Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services, ca. 1978-1979
Control #:
SEDSL008
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
These appear to be the records kept by Carol DuBois, a member of the Library staff who served as the conference coordinator.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Vertical File, ca. 1964-1977
Control #:
SEDSL009
Format:
9 c.f. (9 boxes)
Arrangement:
By subject

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Franklin Mint Commemorative Medal Collections, ca. 1972-ca. 1978
Control #:
SEDSL010
Format:
1 c.f. (2 albums and 1 folder)
Notes:
Includes two collections: 1) Official Signers Medals, ca. 1972-76; and 2) Official Statehood Medals, 1974-78.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Records relating to the Assembly Committee on Cemeteries and Mausoleums, 1950-1953
Control #:
SEDSL011
Format:
5.25 c.f. (11 boxes)
Arrangement:
By county within record type
Notes:
State Librarian Roger H. McDonough served as secretary to the committee; includes questionnaires, correspondence, legal research.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Correspondence Relating to Access Guidelines to Governors' Records, 1961-1983
Control #:
SEDSL012
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chrono. within each governor's file
Notes:
Includes correspondence regarding the records of Governors Driscoll, Meyner, Hughes, Cahill, Byrne and Kean.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Annual Reports, 1972-1974
Control #:
SEDSL013
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 reports)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
State House Research Material, ca. 1967-1973
Control #:
SEDSL014
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
This material is completely unorganized.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Card Index to New Jersey Material in Other Repositories and Printed Sources, 1600s-1800s
Control #:
SEDSL015
Format:
2 c.f. (10 boxes)
Arrangement:
By subject
Notes:
Provides abstracts of New Jersey-related material found in other manuscript collections or in printed sources.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Architectural Plans for Modifications to State Archives Spaces, State House Annex, 1956-1958
Control #:
SEDSL016
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 blueline, 1 blueprint)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Drug Abuse Information Packet, 1972
Control #:
SEDSL017
Format:
0.25 c.f. (9 items and cover letter)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Records of the White House Conference on Libraries and Information Services, 1975-1982
Control #:
SEDSL018
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Lists of Vetoed and Dead Bills filed with the State Librarian, 1902-1973
Control #:
SEDSL019
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By date span

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Index to Marriages and Deaths Reported in Trenton Newspapers, 1770s-1899
Control #:
SEDSL020
Format:
16 c.f. (81 drawers of index cards); 17 reels (16-mm)
Notes:
Original card index in Manuscript Reading Room.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
"Battle of the Budget" Scrapbook, 1950
Control #:
SEDSL021
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Includes news articles and prepared materials re State Library (and State Museum) FY-1950/51 budget and proposed cuts by Gov. Driscoll.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Report of Progress, 1947-1951
Control #:
SEDSL022
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Phonograph Collection, 1945-1952
Control #:
SEDSL023
Format:
9 c.f. (190 phonographs in 23 bundles)
Arrangement:
By date and/or program number
Notes:
See guide for complete phonograph listing.

Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Report on New Jersey Legislative Reapportionment, 1957
Control #:
SEDSL024
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey State Library
New Jersey War History Bureau
Records, ca. 1919-ca. 1922
Control #:
SZLIB001
Format:
11 c.f. (11 boxes)

Series:
Public Library Commission of New Jersey
Annual Reports, 1923-1944
Control #:
SZPUL001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (20 Reports)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Reports for 1923-1924 and 1935-1936 were missing at the time of accession.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Public Library Commission of New Jersey
Scrapbook, ca. 1901-1914
Control #:
SZPUL002
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
By date
Notes:
Also includes New Jersey Library Association materials.

Series:
Public Library Commission of New Jersey
Receipts, 1926-1932
Control #:
SZPUL003
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 portfolio)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 123.5 c.f. of paper records and 18 reels of microfilm ~



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This page last updated 05/17/2006